The 30 BEST Ninjask Counters (Updated March 2024)

Raid Battles

This guide displays a list of best Ninjask counters in Pokémon GO with their Fast Attacks, Charged Attacks, DPS (damage per second), TDO (total damage output), faints, TTW (time to win), and score. The list is sorted by the score, which is calculated based on the DPS and TDO. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

Best Ninjask Pokémon GO counters are Shadow Rampardos, Mega Diancie, Shadow Rhyperior, Mega Rayquaza, Mega Tyranitar, Mega Aerodactyl, and Rampardos. These Pokémon perform best with the moves outlined below. We suggest a minimum group size of 1 - 3 Trainers to defeat Ninjask in a 3-Star Raid.

CogSimulation settings

          Best counter 👑

          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow RampardosShadow Rampardos
          Smack Down / Rock Slide
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega DiancieMega Diancie
          Rock Throw / Rock Slide
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow RhyperiorShadow Rhyperior
          Smack Down / Rock Wrecker
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega RayquazaMega Rayquaza
          Air Slash / Dragon Ascent
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega TyranitarMega Tyranitar
          Smack Down / Stone Edge
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega AerodactylMega Aerodactyl
          Rock Throw / Rock Slide
          Official artwork of RampardosRampardos
          Smack Down / Rock Slide
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RampardosShadow RampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 99.701494.8246s172.1
          2.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 89.182217.9147s170.7
          3.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RhyperiorShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *85.732376.2149s167.7
          4.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 78.882749.4151s161.7
          5.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 75.972883.2153s158.5
          6.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 77.712494.1153s156.7
          7.Thumbnail image of RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 81.401457.1255s145.7
          8.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow TyranitarShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 76.081878.7155s145.4
          9.Thumbnail image of RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *70.322319.7158s142.6
          10.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow AggronShadow AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 68.722279.6159s139.5
          11.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow AerodactylShadow AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 73.671558.2259s136.4
          12.Thumbnail image of TerrakionTerrakionRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 68.861988.6160s135.8
          13.Thumbnail image of TyrantrumTyrantrumRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 69.701806.1160s134.5
          14.Thumbnail image of GigalithGigalithRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam *66.161836.3163s129.5
          15.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow OmastarShadow OmastarRockRock Throw *RockRock Slide *68.641450.6263s127.1
          16.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 58.452695.2167s126.9
          17.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow Alolan GolemShadow Alolan GolemRockRock Throw RockStone Edge 65.901618.2264s125.8
          18.Thumbnail image of TyranitarTyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 63.071853.5165s124.9
          19.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow GolemShadow GolemRockRock Throw RockStone Edge 66.111464.8265s123.6
          20.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *59.921964.6168s121.3
          21.Thumbnail image of AggronAggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 57.202245.5170s120.2
          22.Thumbnail image of RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 61.281671.5268s119.5
          23.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *63.441438.3267s119.1
          24.Thumbnail image of AurorusAurorusRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 60.081737.7269s118.6
          25.Thumbnail image of AerodactylAerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 60.781530.2269s116.6
          26.Thumbnail image of ArcheopsArcheopsFlyingWing Attack RockAncient Power 62.691343.1269s116.4
          27.Thumbnail image of Incarnate Forme LandorusIncarnate Forme LandorusRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 59.271656.1270s116.1
          28.Thumbnail image of LandorusLandorusRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 59.271656.1270s116.1
          29.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RegirockShadow RegirockRockRock Throw RockStone Edge 56.301856.0172s114.1
          30.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch RockPower Gem 57.091752.9272s114.0
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          Group size

          You need at least 1 Trainers to defeat a Ninjask in a 3-Star Raid.

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          • Minimum group size: 1 Trainers
          • Optimal group size: 2 - 3 Trainers
          • Very easy with: 4+ Trainers

          Ninjask CP range from Raids

          Ninjask can be caught with the following Combat Power after being defeated in Raids:

          • From 1061 CP to 1125 CP, with no weather boost
          • From 1326 CP to 1406 CP with Rain and Windy weather boost

          Ninjask weaknesses

          Ninjask type chart

          When fighting Ninjask, keep in mind the that Bug and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Rock, Electric, Fire, Flying, and Ice type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fighting, Grass, and Ground type moves.

          Takes increased damage
          Takes decreased damage

          Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.

          Best move-types and weather for Ninjask Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          • sunnySunny
          • windyWindy
          • rainRain
          • snowSnow
          • snowSnow
          • rainRain
          • cloudyCloudy
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          • windyWindy
          • cloudyCloudy
          • fogFog

          About our ranking methodology

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Ninjask in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Ninjask down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge attacks, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used. Reddit

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.